Low intake of iodized salt and iodine containing supplements among pregnant women with apparently insufficient iodine status - time to change policy?

Abstract Background Iodine is an essential nutrient for human health throughout the life cycle, especially during early stages of intrauterine life and infancy, to ensure adequate neurocognitive development. The growing global reliance on desalinated iodine-diluted water raises the specter of increa...

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Main Authors: Shani R. Rosen, Yaniv S. Ovadia, Eyal Y. Anteby, Shlomo Fytlovich, Dorit Aharoni, Doron Zamir, Dov Gefel, Simon Shenhav
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-03-01
Series:Israel Journal of Health Policy Research
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13584-020-00367-4